Past Perfect Exercise 2

The past perfect is a tense in English to talk about events in the past that happened before another action in the past. This means that the action in the past perfect happened in a more distant past.

If you want to read more about this tense, click here. This is where you’ll find an extensive overview of when to use this tense, how to form it and there are also some examples.

This is an exercise about forming the past perfect.

You can find the exercise below:

Past Perfect Exercise 2

Complete these sentences by filling in the correct form of the verb in the past perfect.
1.
They (to give) him some advice before he climbed Mount Everest.
2.
He (to go) to the store before he drank the beer.
3.
Before he saw the film, he (to read) the book.
4.
We (to leave) the building before the main act started.
5.
My friend (to chase) her dog before she finally caught him.
6.
The students (to study) hard but some of them still failed the test.
7.
I (to launch) a website before I signed an amazing sponsor deal.
8.
My mother (to make) pancakes before she called me to say they were finished.
9.
They (to buy) a new car the day before their old one broke down.
10.
I (to solve) the crossword puzzle before I won a prize.

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